Bio

DISTRICT
State Representative Martin Howrylak was first elected to serve the 41st District in Michigan House of Representatives in November 2012, representing the residents of Troy and Clawson.

EDUCATION
Howrylak received his Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Geological Sciences from the University of Michigan in 1998 and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Michigan in 2003.

PROFESSIONAL
Representative Howrylak is a licensed and practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in private practice in Troy. He has experience auditing local governments and small businesses, preparing and analyzing financial statements and advising small businesses. He has been a local business owner and entrepreneur since 1990.

PUBLIC AFFILIATIONS
Howrylak has been active in the Troy community for decades, serving most recently as a Troy City Councilman and Mayor Pro-Tem. He previously served as a trustee on both the City of Troy’s Employee Retirement System and Retiree Health Plan and Trust. In addition, he was a trustee on the Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA). Howrylak also previously served on the Troy Historic District Commission and is a Republican Party precinct delegate.

PERSONAL
Howrylak was born and raised in Troy and is married to Jane. He is a member of the National Shrine of the Little Flower parish in Royal Oak.

COMMITTEES
Howrylak was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee in January 2013, where he chaired the Subcommittee for Fiscal Oversight and served as vice chair on the Subcommittee for School Aid for all of 2013. He also served as a member of the subcommittees on Joint Capital Outlay and Education during the year. In January of 2014, Howrylak accepted new appointments and currently serves as a member of the following standing committees: Judiciary, Energy and Technology, Health Policy and Oversight.